Vicknesh R Pillay

Vicknesh R Pillay

Founding Partner, TNB AURA

As the Co-founder and Managing Partner of TNB Aura, Vicknesh heads up the group’s sell-side and buy-side initiatives.

Vicknesh started his career in Investment Banking before founding, operating and exiting his real estate mezz fund where he managed over $350 million. He was nominated “Entrepreneur of the Year” at the coveted Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Awards in 2013.

Currently, Vicknesh serves as a Board Director/Observer at several companies where he advises and assists on their internal strategies and regional expansion plans.

Having graduated with a double degree from Nanyang Technological University and dual MBAs from UCLA Anderson and the National University of Singapore, Vicknesh is passionately involved in region’s startup ecosystem. He is an appointed judge and mentor for numerous entrepreneurship workshops, conferences and startup competitions, contributing to the cultivation of aspiring entrepreneurs and startups.

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